Originally Posted by rv7charlie
Of course, the *1st* lesson to be learned is that you don't start turning wrenches, especially for electrical work, without removing the negative wire from the battery terminal...
2nd lesson is, rationally examine mfgrs' install instructions.
3rd is to use a fusible links on critical circuits that nuisance trips might take off line.
How about this for lesson 1, read 43-13, chapt 11:
All electrical wires
must be provided with some means of circuit
protection. Electrical wire should be protected
with circuit breakers or fuses located as close
as possible to the electrical power source bus.
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